Camper at Little Egypt

Little Egypt


Little Egypt is a waterfront park located on Lake Sakakawea about 30 miles south of Ray. The park offers picnic areas, camping, and direct access to Lake Sakakawea for swimming and non-motorized watercraft.



  • Beach Access
  • Picnic Pavilions
  • Restrooms
  • RV Dump Station
  • Water (note: water is potable, but is well water with elevated levels of iron. Water should not be mixed with formula for infants aged 6 months or younger)

Additional Information


Non-motorized watercraft such as kayaks and canoes can be launched from the beach. The amount of beach exposed fluctuates throughout the year depending on the water level of Lake Sakakawea. Boat ramps for motorized watercraft can be found at Little Beaver Bay, Lund's Landing or Lewis and Clark State Park.

Make a Campsite Reservation

2023 reservations will open on March 1, 2023

Williams County now offers the ability to reserve a campsite online for Little Egypt! Campsites may be reserved same day or in advance for a maximum of 14 days (13 nights) and a maximum of four sites per reservation, per person. Campsites can still also be reserved onsite/day of by paying at the park with cash or check.


Credit card (American Express, Visa, Discover, and MasterCard) is accepted online. A service fee of $3 will be applied to each reservation plus a service fee for using a credit/debit card (minimum of $2.50 or 4.5%). Cash or check are accepted onsite at the campground (please visit the pay station).

Primitive Campsites: $10/night
There are four dedicated tent sites in an open grassy area of the park. Primitive camping is allowed anywhere on park land, but campfires are only allowed in fire rings.

Electric Campsites: $15/night
There are 21 campsites with electrical (20/30/50 amp) and water hookups. Water is considered potable, but users are cautioned that it has elevated iron levels.


Check-in begins at 3 pm CT and checkout is at 2 pm CT. If you made your reservation online, please check-in using the link provided via email. Check your spam if you did not receive the email!

If you plan to reserve a site at the park, please deposit your payment at the pay station then text 701-580-1628. Include the last name of the party, the number of nights you plan to stay and the site number that you will be camping in.

Cancellation Policy

Effective June 1, 2023, reservations may be cancelled for a full refund up to 48 hours (2 days) prior to your check-in date. For cancellations less than 48 hours in advance, please call 701-580-1628; a partial refund may be issued based on length of stay.

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